Profiles

Read the true life stories of our LGBT+ advocates, youth, seniors, allies, and trans community in Middle Tennessee.

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Selena Haynes

Dollar General Scores Big

Each year, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) publishes the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), which rates workplaces on their LGBT+ equality policies and practices.

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Laura Valentine

Souls United: Connecting People to Hope

A female volunteer stands no taller than the huge pot of beans perched atop a commercial stove, but she stirs with conviction and delight. And she’s not alone in this bright kitchen, humming and swirling like bees on a hive, turning nectar into honey.

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Susan Gardner, CPO-CD

The Dammed Clutter Retreat Returns in June!

Clutter flows into our houses. With children in the house, things increase with each new activity or size. As we age, the house easily becomes cluttered with inheritances from family members. Some of us attract clutter like Pigpen attracts dust! Sometimes we have a strong reaction as the clutter reaches a dam and it…

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Life is a journey to empower your true self. All the answers you seek are in your grasp. Nothing is random. You are light, you are loved, and you are not alone. These are the words of Kesley Page, a well-known member of Middle Tennessee’s transgender community and the current board president...
Selena Haynes

Kesley Page: A Passion for the Community

Life is a journey to empower your true self. All the answers you seek are in your grasp. Nothing is random. You are light, you are loved, and you are not alone. These are the words of Kesley Page, a well-known member of Middle Tennessee’s transgender community and the current board president…

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Leah Wright

Tanya Tucker Appearing at Love & Acceptance

Country royalty Tanya Tucker has joined the lineup for the GLAAD + Ty Herndon Concert for Love and Acceptance, to take place at Wildhorse Saloon on June 7, the first day of the 2018 CMA Fest. Also appearing will be Billy Dean, Cale Dodds, Parson James, Temecula Road, and Thompson Square, in addition to…

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